There will be a slight change in the route of this year’s Paris Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday (Dec 5). It will be a bit longer to allow for greater social distancing. For more information, call 903-517-9052. The parade starts at the parking lot of the Lamar County Court House. Parade proceeds out of parking lot onto 1st NW, heading north, at Bonham street, the parade turns right heading west to 3rd SW where the parade will make a left turn south onto 3rd SW. At Grand Avenue parade will make a left turn east and proceed on Grand, becoming Clarksville Street to 17th SE. At 17th SE, it makes a left, north, continuing one block to Lamar Avenue. At Lamar Avenue, the parade will make a left west and proceed back to downtown Paris, where the parade will turn right, or north on N. Main back to the County Courthouse parking lot.